OneAsia, Megaport launch cloud gateway in HK

ComputerWorld Hong Kong

IT service, data center and cloud solutions provider OneAsia has teamed up with Megaport to launch a new service designed to provide Hong Kong customers with secure, on-demand managed connections to popular public clouds.

The new Express Connect to Any Cloud service leverages Megaport's global software-defined network to provide customers with direct private connections to over 100 cloud service providers directly from OneAsia's Kowloon Bay data center.

The service will offer access to a range of cloud services, including direct connections to the AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Clouds.

“Today, the powerful momentum towards cloud computing continues to grow exponentially as enterprises look for greater flexibility, higher levels of resilience, operational efficiencies and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) across their IT systems,” OneAsia founder and CEO Charles Lee said.

“Through our partnership with Megaport launching ECAC, these enterprises can move mission-critical workloads into their choice of cloud in near-real time, through a single point of contact with a user-friendly interface, thus simplifying the building of highly scalable hybrid and multi-cloud models.”

Megaport CEO Vincent English added that the collaboration is expected to help break down the barriers to cloud adoption among Hong Kong enterprises as cloud adoption continues to accelerate in the city.

First published in Computerworld Hong Kong

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